Green Building Concepts

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
SST
140
1
3
0
2
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces green building design, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and comparable certifications, and their significance in modern building construction.  Topics include LEED certification or similar rating systems, energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, and sustainable building materials.  Upon completion, students should be able to incorporate ecological awareness and sustainable principles within the context of design and construction.